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 Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav

Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav

Birth
Vysny Kubin, okres Dolný Kubín, Žilinský, Slovakia
Death 8 Nov 1921 (aged 72)
Dolny Kubin, okres Dolný Kubín, Žilinský, Slovakia
Burial Dolny Kubin, okres Dolný Kubín, Žilinský, Slovakia
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Poet. Born in Vyšný Kubín, Slovakia, he was a dramatist Slovak poet and speech translator. He first wrote in a traditional style, but later became influenced by parnassism and modernism. His poetics used drama conveyed faithfully and in the spirit of the original Slovak national life. Under the Slovak literary culture, his poetry was translated into several foreign languages and become the expression of European humanists. His works included “Sonnets” (1882), “Growth Rings” (1885), “Psalms and Hymns” (1892), “Walks through Spring” (1898) and “Bloody Sonnets” (1914). For a short time he was also a member of the Czechoslovak parliament. He died at the age of 72 in Dolny Cubin, Slovakia.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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Básnik, Prekladateľ / Poet, Translator


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  • Added: 20 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23156
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav (2 Feb 1849–8 Nov 1921), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23156, citing Historický Cintorín, Dolny Kubin, okres Dolný Kubín, Žilinský, Slovakia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .